The Emerging Enterprise Series is brought to you by AppZoro and hosted by Sam Agarwal and Marianna Velozo
Jean Marie Richardson with iFolio Corp has a track record of launching, growing, and managing businesses at Fortune 500 firms (MasterCard, Microsoft, Oracle), emerging startups, and her own business. She is the founder, iFolio Corp, which helps users get a digital edge with targeted digital portfolios. iFolio is a patent pending technology and program. Jean leads an expert team with technology experience from Microsoft, Oracle, and MasterCard and Admissions and Scholarship experience from Top 100 Universities including Georgia Institute of Technology, Yale University, University of Texas, and Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.
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Daniel Sabio is the Minister of Awesome (and Director of Programs) at TechSquare Labs. Utilizing his BS in Computational Media from GT, he uses his computer science and creative abilities to help tech startups day to day, developing new programs and connecting them with invaluable resources for growth. When not at TechSquare, he creates art under the guise of The Glad Scientist, and has been recognized internationally (from the International Symposium for Electronic Arts to Bass Coast Festival) for his virtual reality performances and code-driven installations.
Diamond Hill and Tiara Johnson are Community Managers at [OPEN FOR BUSINESS]. OFB was created to be both a community for women business owners ripe with learning opportunities and a physical collaborative work space where women could come to work.meet.learn. Located in the heart of the Historic Auburn Avenue District, the surrounding community is alive with new energy, innovation, young business owners and endless opportunity. Members of OFB are also connected with our parent organization “100 Female Entrepreneurs” and are able to tap into the resources of a global network of raw and rewarding girl power.
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Sam Agarwal is an Innovative Applications Developer. Sam is the founder and CEO of AppZoro Technologies, Inc. – an experienced team of full-stack mobile app developers and web designers. He holds a BS in Computer Science and is working on his Master’s at Georgia Tech. Sam is an Advisor of Mobile App Technology for the Atlanta Tech Village, one of the U.S. leading co-working space entities located in Atlanta, Georgia.
From concept to market-ready digital product, AppZoro is your single-source for everything from complex programming and database development to payment integrations and front-end design. With AppZoro’s in-house team of Agile Coders and Inventive Designers, you’ll get consistent high-quality work at a startup-friendly price.
Sam is also an experienced businessman. In addition to the work he does with AppZoro, he is Vice President of Sara Hospitality – an international, family-owned furniture manufacturer based in India, serving the US hospitality industry. He has been materially involved since he was 18 and is responsible for procurement, marketing, sales, customer service and finance for the business. In this role, he has learned the key elements of “grind” to build a successful startup.
Through Atlanta Tech Village, and as a private consultant, Sam helps business owners develop sound digital strategies that leverage both current and emerging technologies to increase revenues, streamline productivity, attract investors, and nurture customer relationships. Learn more about Sam and AppZoro on their website, and follow them on Twitter and Facebook.